In my world, mowing is a chore that offers quite pleasing results, but it’s not one of my favorite ways to spend my time. I know it sounds crazy, but hauling around a big, noisy machine that could cut my foot off sort of interferes with my serenity. So, as I look out the window, my mind is already starting to focus on what I can do this year to make mowing easier.
Thanks to everyone who participated in our Funniest Home Improvement Story Contest. We received so many entertaining entries that it was hard to decide on the winners. After much deliberation, here are the ones that tickled our collective funny bone the most. Enjoy!
Beginning gardeners often feel intimidated by the process of pruning roses, but the process is not that difficult. There’s little you can do while pruning your rose that you can’t correct next time, and the plants benefit from some attention to promote healthy growth and blooms.
Framing pictures is a great way to preserve photographs and artwork to keep them safe for years to come. Take the mystery out of the process with these tips on how to frame pictures like a pro. Read on to find out more.
Kristy asks, “What’s the proper height for vinyl shutters?”
Shutters used to be functional and could be opened and closed. They were sized from just above the window sill to the bottom of the top trim, with the sides overlapping the trim.Since most shutters today only serve a decorative purpose, the alignment and placement isn’t as important.